Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
Variants:
prefecture
Kun:
か.ける
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
140 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 県 【ケン】 prefecture (Japan), county (China, Taiwan, Norway, etc.), department (France), province (Italy, Spain, etc.)
  • 県営 【ケンエイ】 (under) prefectural management
  • 都道府県 【トドウフケン】 prefectures (of Japan), largest administrative divisions of Japan: Tokyo-to, Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hokkaido and the remaining prefectures
  • 同県 【ドウケン】 the same prefecture

Readings

Japanese names:
あがた、 がた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • prefectura

Portuguese

  • Condado
  • prefeitura (região)

French

  • préfecture
  • département
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
291 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
273 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
195 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1362 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
381 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
226 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
194 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
336 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3269 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1687 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
126 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23210P Morohashi
2641 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3918 New Nelson (John Haig)
513 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
552 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
3n6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2690.1 Four corner code
1-24-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
770c Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
admonish, commandment
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
366 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 警官 【ケイカン】 police officer, policeman, constable
  • 警戒 【ケイカイ】 vigilance, caution, alertness, precaution, being on guard
  • 県警 【ケンケイ】 prefectural police
  • 府警 【フケイ】 prefectural police

Kun reading compounds

  • 戒める 【いましめる】 to warn against, to caution against, to admonish, to scold, to rebuke, to prohibit, to forbid, to ban, to be cautious, to detest, to loathe, to punish

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing3
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • amonestar
  • advertir

Portuguese

  • advertir
  • mandamentos

French

  • réprimander
  • avertissement
  • commandement
857 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
847 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
410 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4439 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
902 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
912 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
706 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
719 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
476 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1657 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2512 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
343 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35989 Morohashi
2893 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5705 New Nelson (John Haig)
336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
358 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
454 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1005 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
7a12.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-12-7 SKIP code
4860.1 Four corner code
1-23-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b66 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
guess, presume, surmise, judge, understand
On:
サツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
477 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 察 【サツ】 cops, police
  • 監察 【カンサツ】 inspection, inspector
  • 偵察 【テイサツ】 scouting, reconnaissance

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cha2
Korean:
chal

Spanish

  • adivinar
  • suponer
  • percibir

Portuguese

  • convidado
  • presumir
  • conjecturar
  • juiz
  • compreender

French

  • deviner
  • présumer
  • supposer
  • juger
  • comprendre
406 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
516 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
489 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
671 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1334 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
511 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
474 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2180 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
619 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
629 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
475 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
495 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2961 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1520 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2062 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1112 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7283 Morohashi
2347 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1360 New Nelson (John Haig)
1103 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1184 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
492 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
617 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
741 2001 Kanji
3m11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
3090.1 Four corner code
1-27-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bdf Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun:
もと
On:
ホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
10 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 本 【ホン】 book, volume, script, this, present, main, head, real, regular, counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
  • 本位 【ホンイ】 standard, basis, principle
  • 社会資本 【シャカイシホン】 social capital, SOC
  • 配本 【ハイホン】 distribution of books

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 本木 【もとき】 original stock
  • 大本 【おおもと】 root, origin, source, cause, basis, foundation, Ōmoto (religion)
  • 旗本 【はたもと】 shogunal vassal, direct retainer of a shogun

Readings

Japanese names:
まと、 ごう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ben3
Korean:
bon

Spanish

  • libro
  • origen
  • base
  • contador de cosas alargadas

Portuguese

  • livro
  • presente
  • real
  • verdadeiro
  • principal
  • sufixo p/ contagem De coisas longas

French

  • livre
  • présent
  • essentiel
  • origine
  • principal
  • réalité
  • vérité
  • compteur d'objets allongés
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
70 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
15 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
96 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
20 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
61 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
25 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1046 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14421 Morohashi
3502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 New Nelson (John Haig)
211 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
47 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
0a5.25 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5023.0 Four corner code
1-43-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672c Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
Kun:
-べ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
36 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 部 【ブ】 department (in an organization), division, bureau, club, part, component, element, category, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
  • 部位 【ブイ】 part (esp. of the body), region, site, cut (of meat)
  • 情報部 【ジョウホウブ】 information bureau, intelligence department
  • 首脳部 【シュノウブ】 executives, top management, governing body

Readings

Japanese names:
とり、 ふ、 ぺ、 ま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • sección
  • departamento
  • parte
  • copia

Portuguese

  • seção
  • biro
  • departamento
  • classe
  • cópia
  • parte
  • porção
  • sufixo para contagem de jornais ou revistas

French

  • partie
  • bureau
  • service
  • classe
  • copie
  • section
  • portion
  • compteur de copies (presse)
504 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
407 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
384 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
37 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4767 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
282 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
969 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1418 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
86 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
86 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
53 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
762 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2111 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1498 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1862 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39460 Morohashi
1676 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6146 New Nelson (John Haig)
1845 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1988 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
52 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
386 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2d8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
0762.7 Four corner code
1-41-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90e8 Unicode hex code